Shreyas Iyer Is Among 100 Players For Vijay Hazare Camp
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Shreyas Iyer Is Among 100 Players For Vijay Hazare Camp

Shreyas Iyer, India, Test Cricket
Shreyas Iyer. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Surya Kumar Yadav, and former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar’s son, Arjun Tendulkar are among the 100 players selected by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for the probable players’ camp for the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021.

After successfully organizing the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament, BCCI is set to host the Vinoo Mankad Trophy — U19 limited-overs tournament along with Vijay Hazare and senior women’s one-dayers.

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer. Image Credit: Twitter.

Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Shivam Dube, Suryakumar Yadav Among 100 Players Selected For Vijay Hazare Camp

Mumbai was without India batsman Shreyas Iyer, who suffered a shoulder injury during the recently concluded Australia tour, for the league stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, which kicked off a severely curtailed season from January 10. Shreyas Iyer played 3 ODIs and 2 T20Is in Australia where his highest score was only 38.

The players selected are:-

Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Shivam Dube, Surya Kumar Yadav, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Lad, Dhaval Kulkarni, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sarfaraz Khan, Akarshit Gomel, Bhupen Lalwani, Arman Jaffar, Prayag Bhati, Akhil Herwadkar, Divyansh Saxena, Kevin Almeida, Bravish Shetty, Akhil Rajput, Vaidik Murkar, Chinmay Sutar, Hashir Dafedar, Jayesh Pokhare, Nikhil Patil (Jr), Agni Chopra, Gaurish Jadhav, Suved Parkar, Nikhil Patil (Sub Jr), Siddharth Akre, Japjeet Randhawa, Pragnesh Kanpillewar, Kaushik Chikhlikar, Varun Lawande, Atharva Ankolekar, Shams Mulani

Sujit Nayak, Dhrumil Matkar, Asif Shaikh, Karsh Kothari, Kunal Thorat, Sagar Mishra, Shreyas Gurav, Vinayak Bhoir, Vijay Gohil, Yash Dicholkar, Yash Chavan, Aditya Dhumal, Nehal Katakdhond, Rahul Sawant, Prasad Patil, Gaurav Jathar, Rraunak Ssharma, Khizar Dafedar, Prashant Solanki, Parikshit Valsangkar, Pardeep Sahu, Tanush Kotian, Shashank Attarde, Salman Khan, Ankush Jaiswal, Akshay Ghorpade, Kalpesh Sawant, Akash Parkar, Aman Khan, Sairaj Patil, Shubham Ranjane, Hardik Tamore

Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav (Image Credit: Google)

Prasad Pawar, Akash Anand, Ajinkya Patil, Vaibhav Kalamkar, Siddhanth Adatrao, Adeeb Usmani, Tushar Deshpande, Mohit Awasthi, Ravi Solanki, Kruthik Hanagawadi, Minad Manjrekar, Prathamesh Dake, Atif Attarwala, Vikas Singh, Saksham Jha, Arjun Tendulkar, Abul Kalam, Roystan Dias, Aquib Qureshi, Siddharth Raut, Danish Shaikh, Hruthik Kamble, Nikhil Date, Nadeem Shaikh, Anjdeep Lad, Atif Shaikh, Deepak Shetty, Harsh Tanna, Swapnil Salvi, Prasad Patil, Swapnil Pradhan, Parag Khanapurkar, Sumit Ghadigaonkar, Rugved Kulkarni.

“All the above-selected players are requested to report at MCA Sharad Pawar Cricket Academy, Bandra Kurla Complex on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 8 am in coloured clothing,” MCA Secretary Sanjay Naik and Jt Secretary Shahalam Shaikh said in a statement.

After successfully organizing the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament, BCCI is set to host the Vinoo Mankad Trophy — U19 limited-overs tournament along with Vijay Hazare and senior women’s one-dayers.

Shreyas Iyer captained Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020 and led them to the finals of IPL for the first time. Shreyas Iyer has played 21 ODIs and 24 T20Is for India.

Jay Shah Informs State Associations About Decision To Scrap Ranji Trophy And Held Vijay Hazare Trophy Instead

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah in his letter to the state associations informed them on Friday night that the decision was taken with an eye on the COVID-19 pandemic and the feedback of the state bodies.

“The pandemic has tested each and every one of us and there is no life that has remained untouched by it, and while it has been difficult, your support has meant that we have been able to resume both domestic and international cricket in the men’s category.”

“As you are aware, we have lost a lot of time and consequently, it has been difficult to plan the cricket calendar on account of the precautions that are necessary for the safe conduct of the games.”

Jay Shah and Sourav Ganguly
Jay Shah and Sourav Ganguly (Image Credit: Twitter)

“However, it was extremely important for us to ensure that women’s cricket takes place and I am extremely happy to inform you that we are going to conduct the Senior Women’s One-day tournament simultaneously with the Vijay Hazare Trophy and follow it up with Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under 19. This has been decided after having received your feedback on the domestic season 2020-21,” he wrote.

For the first time since its inaugural season of 1934-35, the iconic Ranji Trophy tournament will not be hosted this season. Jay Shah stated that BCCI cancelled Ranji Trophy on the account of the precautions necessary for the safe conduct of the games.

This will affect the players who depend on Ranji Trophy to get selected for the Test team. Now, the selection committee prefers the team members of India A for the international team selection. The board will also compensate the affected state cricket boards by giving them financial aid.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly was discharged from hospital on Sunday 31st January morning, three days after he underwent a fresh round of angioplasty to clear clogged coronary arteries after suffering a mild heart attack on January 2 for which three stents were inserted.

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